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Dirty Tricks in the Campaign for Mayor

I just received a flyer, as you all probably did, from the Beacon Republican Committee with a big red headline stating that MAYOR GOLD incr…

Started by Joan Martorano

34 Nov 1, 2011
Reply by Joan Martorano

A New Farmers' Market Committee

People on the farmers' market committee have been abusing their power. I would like to form a group of concerned people to vote off old mem…

Started by Maggie

3 Jun 9, 2011
Reply by Waving willie

Dinner Collective

Have any of you been part of a Dinner Collective, a Supper Swap, a Meal Exchange, et cetera? My partner and I have been running one in Broo…

Started by Wendy Sharon Gross Alexander

26 May 31, 2011
Reply by Sandra L Mort

Idea for A Public Arts Project

hi all, i had an idea that i wanted to throw out to the artist community. i was thinking about the mural outside the library that rick pri…

Started by Venessa Miemis

10 Jan 26, 2011
Reply by bonnie lieberman

Articles on Beacon's changes and transformation

Hello all:can anyone recommend an article which outlines how Beacon has changed over the past ten years or so? I live here, so i know the g…

Started by Brent Spodek

4 Dec 22, 2010
Reply by Eddie Summers

Establishing a New Parent Group?

I recently moved to the area and I'm struggling to find ways to connect with soon-to-be parents and new parents. I am expecting my first ch…

Started by Anna Y

7 Dec 10, 2010
Reply by Erin Giunta

What Is A Country Club and What Are your experiences/feelings about it?

Hi! I'm working on my move to Beacon, and am learning all I can about the community. I have a few questions. I see that there is a Country…

Started by Wendy Sharon Gross Alexander

5 Nov 5, 2010
Reply by Wendy Sharon Gross Alexander

School Budget Vote

The vote is looming Tuesday May 18th.  Is anyone talking about this?  (Yes, I saw Cabot's news item, which made a good point.  But, anyone…

Started by Jess

2 May 7, 2010
Reply by Jess

"A Rich History - Story of Beacon" Can't a similar project be started for Beacon? Please see below.

If this hasn't already been started? Sorry if I am posting something about an idea that's been done already. For example: http://www.time

Started by barbara capalbo

2 Nov 28, 2009
Reply by barbara capalbo

Local History Wiki/Oral History Project

use available wiki software (ex. to begin to digitally archive the history of Beacon; this would include the information held a…

Started by Venessa Miemis

2 Nov 28, 2009
Reply by barbara capalbo


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